EHL - North Rookie of the Year (1969) Lester Patrick Trophy (2002)
Selected by New England (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by Toronto from Montreal in Intra-League Draft, June 5, 1972.
We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5